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It’s exciting to learn a new language, especially the sayings that only native speakers know. In English, we have idioms like “bring home the bacon” and “let’s hit the road,” but do you know why being able to “cause a monkey to fall” or why “bones in the right order” are good things? Here are […] ...

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Let’s be honest: Sometimes the best information for a paper comes straight from a professor’s PowerPoint presentation. But did you know that source needs to be cited? Whether you’re making use of your instructor’s lecture materials or pulling information from a Powerpoint found online, you need to make sure to cite your sources if you […] ...

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Every summer is a gift and you’re ready to kick back, get some sun, and hang out with your friends all day. But summer is also a good time to add to your resume and up your odds of getting into your dream college. While you can still make time on your summer break for […] ...

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